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Detection of nuclear weapons and materials

Detection of nuclear weapons and materials

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive substances -- Detection,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Nuclear terrorism -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Radiation warning systems,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Nuclear arms control -- Verification,
  • Smuggling -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementeditor, Pietro Egidi.
    ContributionsEgidi, Pietro.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9185 .D48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935514M
    ISBN 109781607415121
    LC Control Number2009041942
    OCLC/WorldCa441143809

      In contrast with most writing on the subject, which focuses on the need to secure sources of nuclear weapons and materials, this book argues that only a broad-based and multi-layered defense can. Department Brochure (Blue Book) Nuclear Weapons Effects. A variety of research efforts are currently underway in the area of nuclear weapons and effects, and include the development of nonlinear radiation transport algorithms, rapidly-convergent iteration schemes, and innovative non-negative cross-section representations, and their.

    Originating in the armed forces of the early 20th century, weapons based on chemical, biological or nuclear agents have become an everpresent threat that has not vanished after the end of the cold war. Since the technology to produce these agents is nowadays available to many countries and organizations, including those with terrorist aims, civil authorities across the world need to . October By Kenneth C. Brill and John H. Berhard Lack of knowledge is not an impediment to nuclear terrorism. Lack of nuclear material is. Information on how to manipulate nuclear material to produce an explosive device—an improvised nuclear device, which would produce a nuclear explosion and a mushroom cloud, or a radiation-dispersal device, which would spread .

    The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA) is described as a worldwide network of sensors, telecommunications, and personnel, with the supporting information exchanges, programs, and protocols that serve to detect, analyze, and report on nuclear and radiological materials that are out of regulatory control. Nuclear Energy provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear industry from fundamental reactor physics calculations to reactor design, nuclear fuel resources, nuclear fuel cycle, radiation detection and protection, and nuclear power economics. Featuring 19 peer-reviewed entries by recognized authorities in the field, this book provides comprehensive, .


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